Cover letters- To bother or not to bother ?…that is the question.
Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International ch.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-williams/a/316/b86 Cover letters- To bother or not to botherÂ ?…that is the question. This dilemma struck me recently at a meeting of senior HR professionals, all of whom categorically stated that they never read candidate cover letters, but rather go straight to the CV. Shortly following this […]Read more
Career advice from Dr Colman Oâ€™Criodain – Wildlife Trade Specialist at WWF
This article originally appeared on http://www.conservation-careers.com/interview-dr-colman-ocriodain-wildlife-trade-specialist-wwf/ Dr Colman Oâ€™Criodain is the wildlife trade specialist at WWF. He trained as a botanist and spent much of his university days look at fens in Ireland. After a bout with the Irish civil service and the European Commission, he now represents WWF at CITES (Convention on the International […]Read more
How to write a winning curriculum vitae
Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International ch.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-williams/a/316/b86 When it comes to finding a new job, there are many factors to consider but one of the most difficult hurdles to tackle is writing your CV (or RĂ©sumĂ© as they call it in the US). If youâ€™ve not changed jobs for a few years, […]Read more
Reality Check: Water Stewardship is a marathon, not a sprint
In January, H&M and WWF marked the first year of our innovative water stewardship partnership. People were excited and wanted to make the most of the occasion. Then a sobering reality sunk in: There wasnâ€™t any headline news to report. Yikes. Was the strategy flawed? Were people failing to deliver on their objectives? When two […]Read more